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Need Love?
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See it but never feel it. Get close, only to push it away. “Don’t know what you’ve got til it’s gone” Epitome of my life. What is wrong with me? What makes me so un-lovable? Can someone remove this defective... (more »)
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I Am From This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I am from My green blankey and Climbing out of my crib From playing mermaid in the bathtub. I am from walking my dog, And the noise he made when I step on his tail. I am from my sheep nightlight And Blue’s Clues and the Berenstain... (more »)
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The American Dream This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
It is the American DreamWhat we all strive for and imagineIndouble-wide trailers to double-wide mansionsIn sprouting lakes of fake fish.Nothing captures its essenceUnbound by time or dust or rotThe thingswe cherish still are lovingly pattedAnd... (more »)
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All I Need Is a Friend This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This work has won the Teen Ink contest in its category.
Books fill up my room. Not baseball cards, or pictures of girls, or basketballs. Maybe a blown up picture of … … Pam Anderson might help. Black-framed glasses and a white, pale, lanky body. I should start working out. At least... (more »)
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Live and Let Live!
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I'll live the way I wish to. It doesn't matter whether I am a girl. I too am human, like everyone around. So just stop this injustice. Why am I always expected to sacrifice for others? Now I won't. I know my... (more »)
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Too Young
By , rock Springs, WY
And we're too young to feel this way. to be all alone and being afraid.   to cover our arms and hide is shame, to never let anyone know our true names.   and what's even sadder is most can't tell all your pain and the thoughts... (more »)
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Tangled
Tangled is a movie i once saw Saw is a sharp and shiny tool Tool has two meaning to it, one of them is not to nice Nice reminds me of the word lice Lice are nasty things in your hair when your head gets itchy Itchy reminds me of a knit... (more »)
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Tangled
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Tangled in a world full of lies. Lies that never seem to end. End of all honesty seems to be the new trend these days. Days filled with dishonesty. Dishonesty defines the generations of today. Today, will it finally change? Change will be... (more »)
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Unheard Songs
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Unheard songs are fragile, but strong. They demand attention but get little to none. Unheard songs are like ancient stories no longer shared because the culture has died off. Unheard songs are like a whisper carried through the wind, and... (more »)
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Let Me Tell You About Us
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       I hurt you smile You lie I protect I wonder you know You pretend I agree I want you have You ask I tell I dream you squish You tell I believe Let me tell you all about us (more »)
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Middle School
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       Middle School went by in a breeze i’ll never forget the memories, All the new friends i’ve made will suddenly begin to fade Now i’m going to start a new look out high school i’m coming for you. (more »)
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1909 Pennies This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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i like the idea of tarnished pennies dirty lust and ancient rust i like the taste of tarnished pennies vintage copper expired cobbler the way the ridges withstand wear immortal Lincoln greens in air. (more »)
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words This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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half the words that come from my lips are pretty lies wrapped in smoke and when you told me that i am what i speak you were right and for that, i am sorry. (more »)
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Invisible Soul
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Incognito you are to the world, lurking under the nose Quietly reeking havoc amongst your neighborhood Destroying property as you go It is midnight Vandalism you commit; a treacherous act Frowned upon by many, you keep making your mark... (more »)
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An Angel is Gone
By , Western Springs, IL
Hear the white angels cry. It’s always sad when somebody dies. A sea of black clothing is mourning, It’s still hard to comprehend that I saw her just that morning. Life has its sick twists and turns- Whoever killed her deserves to burn.... (more »)
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The Apology Tour
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I'm sorry. I'm sorry for never receiving anything more than a participation ribbon in gymnastics and always shiny bronze, silver, gold medals in stupid things like drama and speech.   My speech is hindered sometimes. Not... (more »)
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